Simon Kirke has spent the majority of his rock and roll career backing the band Bad Company led by front-man Paul Rodgers, he's also an original member of the band Free, but Kirke is now stepping away from the drum kit for some songs in his latest solo album 'All Because Of You' that is set to come out Feb. 10.

FOX's Tommy Byrne sits down with Kirke to discuss his upcoming album, his favorite drummers, influences, the craziest thing he's done during his years on the road with Paul Rodgers and relationship with Beatles drummer Ringo Starr. Kirke and his backing band The Empty Pockets also play two songs off the new album at the end of the interview:

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LISTEN TO KIRKE'S PERFORMANCE OF "ALL BECAUSE OF YOU" W/ THE EMPTY POCKETS HERE:

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LISTEN TO KIRKE'S LIVE PERFORMANCE OF "FEEL LIKE MAKING LOVE" W/ THE EMPTY POCKETS HERE:

For more on the album visit The End Records